To provide undergraduates who have research potential with experience of research and to encourage them to take further postgraduate study.
For more information about Research Scholarships take a look our Research Scholarships & Expeditions website.
You can also view our Celebrating Student Research Scholarships and Expeditions 2012 Brochure (PDF: 555KB)
Applicants should be one of the following:
Summer 2013 Application form is now available here.
Please note that the deadline for receipt of applications for the 2013 scheme has now passed.
A panel consisting of the Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Learning & Teaching) and Faculty Undergraduate Deans will judge applications primarily on academic merit and potential for providing research training. Preference will be given to:
Research Scholarships are available for six to eight weeks' work and carry a grant of £180 per week. Schools or Research Institutes will be asked to provide modest grants for materials, etc, in support of the awards
For potential research opportunities visit our Noticeboard.
There are number of external organisations offering funding for similar schemes.
Where appropriate, students, or staff on their behalf, should apply to these schemes as well as this University scheme. If the student is awarded an outside scholarship in addition to a University award, the University may increase the value of the outside award's student maintenance to the equivalent of the University's award so that the student is not disadvantaged by accepting the outside award that can enhance his/her CV.
Maximising the University’s success in external competitions not only raises the University’s external profile but also enables many more of our students to experience work in a research situation by enabling the University’s resources to go further.